Only one display resolution looks good but it is too small to read

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Only one display resolution looks good but it is too small to read

Post by iv0live »

It only looks good on 1920x1080 but it is sometimes too small to read without forcing the eyes.
Why can't i have a lower resolution working good?
I have already searched in some threads and i post here my PC specifications, hope it might help.
Host: io-hp Kernel: 4.19.0-8-amd64 x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 8.3.0
Desktop: Cinnamon 4.4.8 Distro: LMDE 4 Debbie base: Debian 10.2 buster
Type: Laptop System: HP product: HP Notebook v: Type1ProductConfigId
serial: <filter>
Mobo: HP model: 81F5 v: 66.25 serial: <filter> UEFI [Legacy]: Insyde
v: F.09 date: 05/19/2016
ID-1: BAT1 charge: 34.3 Wh condition: 34.3/34.3 Wh (100%)
model: 111-83-72 HS04041 status: Full
Topology: Quad Core model: AMD A6-7310 APU with AMD Radeon R4 Graphics
bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Puma rev: 1 L2 cache: 2048 KiB
flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
bogomips: 15970
Speed: 1090 MHz min/max: 1000/2000 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1289 2: 1008
3: 1001 4: 1085
Device-1: AMD Mullins [Radeon R4/R5 Graphics] vendor: Hewlett-Packard
driver: radeon v: kernel bus ID: 00:01.0
Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.4 driver: ati,radeon
unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,vesa resolution: 1280x720~60Hz
OpenGL: renderer: AMD MULLINS (DRM 2.50.0 4.19.0-8-amd64 LLVM 7.0.1)
v: 4.5 Mesa 18.3.6 direct render: Yes
Device-1: AMD Kabini HDMI/DP Audio vendor: Hewlett-Packard
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:01.1
Device-2: AMD FCH Azalia vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: snd_hda_intel
v: kernel bus ID: 00:14.2
Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.0-8-amd64
Device-1: Realtek RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter
vendor: Hewlett-Packard driver: rtl8723be v: kernel port: 3000
bus ID: 02:00.0
IF: wlo1 state: down mac: <filter>
Device-2: Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI Express Fast/Gigabit Ethernet
vendor: Hewlett-Packard RTL810xE driver: r8169 v: kernel port: 2000
bus ID: 03:00.0
IF: enp3s0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter>
Local Storage: total: 704.24 GiB used: 421.33 GiB (59.8%)
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ID-2: /dev/sdb type: USB vendor: Toshiba model: MK5059GSXP
size: 465.76 GiB
ID-1: / size: 166.95 GiB used: 68.26 GiB (40.9%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
ID-2: swap-1 size: 3.45 GiB used: 271.5 MiB (7.7%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda1
System Temperatures: cpu: 49.2 C mobo: 20.0 C gpu: radeon temp: 48 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Processes: 196 Uptime: 6h 34m Memory: 3.32 GiB used: 1.74 GiB (52.4%)
Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 8.3.0 Shell: bash v: 5.0.3
inxi: 3.0.32
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Re: Only one display resolution looks good but it is too small to read

Post by mike acker »

"1920x1080" aka "1080p" -- is a standard resolution and may be the only one your monitor supports.

I would suggest sticking to the 1080p setting.

you can alter the text size on many program by just holding the ctrl key and rotating the mouse wheel, ... ... ...
¡Viva la Resistencia!
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